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Thame Chamber Choir

Thame Chamber Choir (pictured), fresh from its much-praised sell-out concert in Exeter College Chapel last June, has published its eagerly-awaited programme for the 2017-2018 season.

Highlights include the intriguingly-named “Seven Deadly Sings”, also featuring readings from TV actor Bruce Alexander, to be given in St Mary’s Church, Thame, on 14th October as part of the 2017 Thame Arts and Literature Festival.

On December 16th, with Thame Children’s Choir, TCC2, there will again be two concerts of Christmas-themed music, a short programme in the afternoon for families with younger children and a full-length performance in the evening.

An exciting new venture this season is a collaboration with the internationally-renowned Coull Quartet in an all-Schubert concert in St Mary’s on 5th May 2018. The highlight of the programme will be Schubert’s sublime C major string quintet, and the choir will contribute some of Schubert’s greatest works for chamber choir. This concert is sponsored by Blaser Mills.

The choir’s visit to Oxford next June will be to SJE Arts at St John the Evangelist, Iffley Road, where they will be joined by Nick Roberts, cellist of the Coull Quartet, in an evocative programme of music for chamber choir and solo cello including Brahms, Tavener, Richard Rodney Bennett and J.S. Bach, movements of whose cello suites will also be performed.

Info: Full details of these and Thame Chamber Choir’s other concerts are on the choir’s website,

September 7, 2017